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UNK Social Work B.S. graduate Lena Corrado hopes to improve the lives of military families, like hers

Posted: January 23, 2023 12:00:00 AM CST

UNK Social Work B.S. graduate Lena Corrado hopes to improve the lives of military families, like hers

UNK Social Work B.A. winter 2022 graduate Lena Corrado's family has "been in every war since WWII.” She is ready to follow in their heroic footprints, but in her own way.

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By: Heidi Knake

Category: General, Graduate Studies, UNK Online

Jenn True: A truly outstanding principal and Loper

Posted: January 4, 2023 12:00:00 AM CST

Jenn True: A truly outstanding principal and Loper

Jenn True, the 2022 Outstanding New Principal of the Year recipient, made the transition from elementary teacher to elementary principal with the help of UNK's Principalship program and professors.

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By: Heidi Knake

Category: Graduate Studies, Education, General, UNK Online

UNK’s online psychology program ranks top 20 in the U.S.

Posted: December 7, 2022 12:00:00 AM CST

UNK’s online psychology program ranks top 20 in the U.S.

Low student-to-teacher ratios, caring professors, and evidence-based practices help UNK's online undergraduate psychology program rank in the top 20 on the 2023's Best Online Bachelor's Degrees in Psychology.

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By: Heidi Knake

Category: UNK Online, Psychology, General

UNK programs draw Tuggen Even from Turkey to Nebraska, making him a “Loper forever”

Posted: November 14, 2022 11:30:00 AM CST

UNK programs draw Tuggen Even from Turkey to Nebraska, making him a “Loper forever”

Tuggen Even started his educational journey at UNK in the English Language Institute to improve his English skills. He has since graduated with his bachelor's and master's from UNK. He is currently working on his PhD at UNL, but still considers himself a Loper.

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By: Heidi Knake

Category: Graduate Studies, General, UNK Online

NextGen Leadership Academy helps enhance Educational Administration students’ professional skills

Posted: October 26, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

NextGen Leadership Academy helps enhance Educational Administration students’ professional skills

The NextGen Leadership Academy helps UNK Educational Administration students learn and develop their professional and leadership skills to better prepare for school leadership and administration roles.

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By: Tatiana Moore

Category: General, Graduate Studies, UNK Online

Biology M.S. program opens new doors for Blase Rokusek

Posted: October 21, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

Biology M.S. program opens new doors for Blase Rokusek

Blase Rokusek, current student in the M.S Biology program, pursued the program due to his passion for research, but finds new passion for teaching.

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By: Tatiana Moore

Category: UNK Online, Graduate Studies

More than a Mile: The Daily Mile fosters Community

Posted: October 20, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

More than a Mile: The Daily Mile fosters Community

Dr. Shannon Mulhearn, assistant professor for the Kinesiology and Sports Science Department, chose UNK because of the community. She hopes that the Daily Mile will continue to grow and develop relationships on and off campus.

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By: Tatiana Moore and Mila Bednar

Category: UNK Online, Graduate Studies, General, Business and Technology

Special Education M.A.Ed. gives Hannah Beck new teaching tools for art classroom

Posted: April 29, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

Special Education M.A.Ed. gives Hannah Beck new teaching tools for art classroom

Aurora Public Schools art teacher Hannah Beck is set to graduate in Spring 2022, but she says what she has learned has already made a difference in her classroom this past school year.

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By: Tiffany Stoiber

Category: UNK Online, eCampus

Accessible, Engaging, Ranked: UNK Listed Among Nation’s Best Online Graduate Education Programs

Posted: February 2, 2021 8:00:00 AM CST

Accessible, Engaging, Ranked: UNK Listed Among Nation’s Best Online Graduate Education Programs

U.S. News and World Report has once again ranked UNK as one of the best institutions in the country for students pursuing an online graduate degree in education, during a year that highlighted the importance of online learning.

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: eCampus, General, UNK Online

Online Loper Spotlight: Aleah Hines

Posted: November 18, 2020 8:00:00 AM CST

Online Loper Spotlight: Aleah Hines

Aleah Hines' interest in business was sparked through a combination of observation and education. Today, UNK's online business administration program is equipping her with the knowledge and skills she needs to be successful in her future career.

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: eCampus, UNK Online, General

UNK Embraces Opportunity in the Midst of Uncertainty

Posted: November 12, 2020 8:00:00 AM CST

UNK Embraces Opportunity in the Midst of Uncertainty

While 2020 has been anything but normal, National Distance Learning Week is a time to reflect on UNK’s commitment to online education and, most importantly, online students.

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: UNK Online, General, eCampus

BURNOUT: Why you are unmotivated and how to combat it

Posted: October 6, 2020 8:00:00 AM CDT

BURNOUT: Why you are unmotivated and how to combat it

Online students must be able to manage their time effectively, find ways to deal with stress and create balance in their lives while completing classes. The balancing act can prove to be overwhelming. So, what happens when it all becomes too much? Read this week's blog post to find out.

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By: Shelby Hoffmann

Category: eCampus, UNK Online, General

Take Advantage of These Resources as an Online Student

Posted: September 8, 2020 8:00:00 AM CDT

Take Advantage of These Resources as an Online Student

Fall semester has officially begun! As an online student, are you aware of the many resources that are available to help you succeed? If you’re new to online learning at UNK or you just need a refresher, look no further. Here are the most important resources that you should take advantage of as an online student:

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: eCampus, UNK Online, General

UNK Launches Online M.A. in Public Communication

Posted: August 13, 2020 9:00:00 AM CDT

UNK Launches Online M.A. in Public Communication

Starting this fall, professionals in a variety of fields will have the opportunity to advance in their careers while meeting workforce demand at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: General, UNK Online, eCampus

Online Student Spotlight: Kayla Nelson

Posted: July 21, 2020 11:00:00 AM CDT

Online Student Spotlight: Kayla Nelson

Kayla Nelson’s love for history was sparked in the second grade. Today, this passion has inspired action within her community.

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: General, eCampus, UNK Online

UNK Launches Online or Blended M.A.Ed. in General Kinesiology and Sport Sciences

Posted: July 7, 2020 8:00:00 AM CDT

UNK Launches Online or Blended M.A.Ed. in General Kinesiology and Sport Sciences

Starting this fall, professionals in the fields of athletics, sports administration and recreation will have the opportunity to advance in their careers with the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s online or blended M.A.Ed. in General Kinesiology and Sport Sciences.

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: UNK Online, General, eCampus

UNK Launches Online B.S. in Applied Health Sciences

Posted: June 3, 2020 8:00:00 AM CDT

UNK Launches Online B.S. in Applied Health Sciences

Starting this fall, professionals with associate degrees in health-related fields will have the opportunity to advance in their careers online at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: UNK Online, General, eCampus

Five Ways to Celebrate Your Virtual Graduation

Posted: May 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM CDT

Five Ways to Celebrate Your Virtual Graduation

Class of Spring 2020, you are making history. Now, as your final semester comes to an end in an unexpected way, here are five ways to celebrate your virtual graduation:

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: UNK Online, eCampus, General

Transforming Lives as a Librarian

Posted: April 23, 2020 9:00:00 AM CDT

Transforming Lives as a Librarian

Stephanie Dannehl discovered a love for reading at a young age, thanks in part to her local librarian. Today, she has transformed her passion into an inspirational career.

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: UNK Online, General, eCampus

Developing Your Plan from a Distance

Posted: April 15, 2020 9:30:00 AM CDT

Developing Your Plan from a Distance

If you are experiencing new or added stress during this time, it can be comforting to focus on tasks that are in your control. Developing an academic plan, for example, will allow you to focus on your future and the steps you will take to achieve your academic goals. Here’s some advice on how to develop your plan from a distance:

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: UNK Online, eCampus, General

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